MARKET PULSE- Pepsi, Select Comfort, Nokia, American Express
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April 18 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks to watch on Thursday:
FUTURES SIGNAL HIGHER OPEN
Index futures pointed to a slightly higher open on Wall Street. Futures for the S&P 500, the Dow Jones and the Nasdaq 100 were up 0.1 to 0.2 percent.
** PEPSICO INC, Wednesday close $78.85, up 1 pct premarket
The maker of Pepsi sodas, Tropicana juices, Frito-Lay snacks and Quaker oatmeal reported better-than-expected first-quarter earnings, as price increases helped margins.